Learning to Fly: An Uncommon Memoir of Human Flight, Unexpected Love, and One Amazing Dog

Learning to Fly: An Uncommon Memoir of Human Flight, Unexpected Love, and One Amazing Dog

Steph Davis


“It’s now not so spectacular that at the day of my 5th marriage ceremony anniversary i might be crouched within the open door of an aircraft, 13 thousand ft above the Colorado plains, approximately to leap out. That twist of fate of timing relatively wasn’t.”
Steph Davis is a megastar within the mountaineering group and has ascended many of the world’s so much awe-inspiring peaks. but if her husband makes a debatable climb in a countrywide park, the media fallout—and the toll it takes on her marriage—suddenly leaves her and not using a associate, a occupation, a resource of source of revenue . . . or a function.

In the corporate of basically her cherished puppy, Fletch, Davis units off on a look for a brand new identification and discovers skydiving. notwithstanding falling out of an plane is totally antithetical to the climber’s keep watch over she’d practiced for thus lengthy, she turns each one bold bounce into a chance to fly, first as a skydiver, then as a base jumper, and reveals herself indelibly replaced. As she opens herself to falling, she additionally unearths the energy to open herself to like back, even within the wake of heartbreak. And ahead of too lengthy, she fortunately meets an individual who stocks her passions.

Learning to Fly is Davis’s interesting account of her transformation. From her early tentative skydives, to zipping into her first wingsuit, to surviving devastating injuries opposed to the history of breathtaking cliffs, to hovering past her previous limits, she discovers new wish and pleasure in letting pass. Learning to Fly isn’t simply an event yet a woman’s tale of risk-taking and self-discovery, with love at its center.

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